Beans and Rice, Inc.

Contact Information

PO Box 397
Radford, VA 24143 - 0397
(540) 980-4111
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2014

Executive Summary

Beans and Rice, Inc. will have 17 AmeriCorps members (7.91 MSY) who will provide afterschool and summer academic enrichment, financial literacy and micro entrepreneurship training, fresh food distribution, and weekend backpack supplies in Virginia's New River Valley. At the end of the 1st program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for improving classroom engagement behaviors, increasing parental engagement, increasing financial literacy skills, and improving access to healthy foods. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 230 volunteers that will be engaged in the project.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus areas of economic opportunity, K-12 success, and healthy futures. The CNCS investment of $102,804 will be matched with $36,251, $16,683 in public funding and$19,568 in private funding

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